Olivia Ladd is a freelance music journalist and producer based in Nashville.
Rising Country Talent Emily Nenni Readies New Album ‘On the Ranch’
This is one record you won't want to miss.
Miranda Lambert Says Her Time on ‘Nashville Star’ Felt Like College
"I just thought, 'I have to give it my all. I'm here, I've made it, I'm going to try.'"
Yup, Garth Brooks + Trisha Yearwood Are Big Ashley McBryde Fans
"When you talk about what a true songwriter is, you have her standing right here ..."
Peek Inside Brooks and Dunn’s ‘Kings of Neon’ Exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame
"It was really mind-boggling to see that in one place," Kix Brooks says of the exhibit.
Story Behind the Song: Randy Rogers Band, ‘Drinking Money’
Rogers held onto this song for years, until the time was right.
How Johnny Cash’s Prison Shows Solidified His Outlaw Status + Created His Legacy
The Man in Black's prison concerts would change his career forever.
Brett Young, Boyz II Men Bring Soul to CMT ‘Crossroads’ [PICTURES]
They ran through all the hits!
10 Statement Songs From Powerful Country Women
Women in country have historically had a lot to say, across a wide spectrum of politics and experiences.
Story Behind the Song: Mitchell Tenpenny, ‘Drunk Me’
"It’s been written a bunch of times, but ..."
Martina McBride, Sara Evans Reflect on the Importance of Equal Airplay for Women in Country Music
McBride and Evans talked about their frustration with the lack of airplay for women on the CMT Artists of the Year red carpet.